GEF Institute Offers Sustainability Courses and Certificates for Corporations and Higher Education Institutions

Custom sustainability education courses and certificates aimed at corporate workforce development in sustainability. - October 10, 2014

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and National Grid Announce Winners of Its 2013-2014 Academic Year Sustainability Contests

Green Education Foundation’s (GEF) Green Energy Challenge had over two million students participate from K-12 schools nationwide during its school-based energy efficiency program which coupled environmental lessons with hands-on audits. The Green Energy Challenge, sponsored by National Grid,... - June 21, 2014

Elementary School Students Win "Green Packs" During Sixth Anniversary of National Green Week

Free K-12 sustainability education and programming sponsored by Sprint - April 04, 2014

Sustainability 101 Course and Certification Now Available

The Green Education Foundation (GEF) Institute recently announced a collaboration with NOCTI related to their Sustainability 101 Certification program. Through a partnership with NOCTI, schools will have the option to order the program directly through NOCTI. The program consists of both pre- and... - November 23, 2013

Grant Helps Students Prepare for Jobs in Green Economy

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Receives Grant to Fund Green Building and Energy Curriculum to Colorado Schools. - September 27, 2013

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Announces Collaboration with Autodesk

New Relationship Aimed at Incorporating Sustainable Design Elements and Lessons into GEF Green Building Curriculum. - August 01, 2013

National Grid and Green Education Foundation Kick Off The Green Energy Challenge T-Shirt Contest For K-5 Student in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Winner Will Have the Opportunity to Throw Out the First Pitch at Fenway Park. - February 21, 2013

National Grid Unites Organizations to Bring Sustainability Education to Boston Students

Students at Blackstone Elementary and Across Boston Participate in National Green Week - February 14, 2013

Boston Public School Students Participate in National Green Week 2013

Students empowered to become champions for waste reduction and single stream recycling. - February 07, 2013

Texas School Integrates Green Education Foundation’s (GEF) Green Building Unit in Core Science Curriculum

Xcel Energy Foundation Supports Sustainability Education in Texas with Grant to GEF - February 02, 2013

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Kicks Off National Green Week 2013

K-12 sustainability education and programming sponsored by Sprint. - January 27, 2013

GEF Institute’s Sustainability Education Available Free to Tennessee’s K-12 Schools

Seeking educators take advantage of online professional development and green building curriculum. - November 17, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Gardener’s Supply Company Award $5,000 Green Thumb Challenge Grant to Green Chimneys School

National grant award recognizes successful youth garden projects that incorporate education. - October 19, 2012

GEF Institute’s Sustainability Courses Approved for GBCI CE Hours for LEED® Professionals

GEF Institute Named Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Education Provider. - October 05, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Offer Holiday Cheese Party Raffle for Schools Participating in Sustainability Education

Classrooms nationwide eligible to win Cabot Cheese for a healthy holiday party. - October 03, 2012

GEF Institute Offers Discount for Online, On-Demand Course on Water and Sustainability

New Course Explores Key Issues Related to the Global Water Crisis and Conservation Strategies - August 19, 2012

GEF Institute’s Green Building Education Prepares Career Tech (CTE) Students for Green Jobs

Institute’s Green Construction Course Adopted for New Jersey’s Green Program of Study - August 17, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and American Standard Launch Sustainable Water Challenge

Free Program Educates K-12 Students on Water Sustainability Issues and Conservation Strategies - August 17, 2012

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Employees Connect with Massachusetts’ Schools

Company Demonstrates Commitment to Community and Sustainability with Grant to Green Education Foundation (GEF) - August 15, 2012

GEF, Bonnie Plants, and Gardener’s Supply Company Create How-To Video to Promote Gardening

Video Demonstrates Building and Planting a Raised Bed Garden for Schools, Homes or Offices - August 04, 2012

Free Sample Course from GEF Institute’s Sustainability Steward Series Available Now

Sustainability Steward Series Introduces Basic Concepts of Sustainability in Engaging New Format - August 04, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Celebrated a Belated Earth Day at Fenway on July 7, 2012

Energy Challenge Contest Winner Threw Out the First Pitch in Honor of Earth Day - August 02, 2012

GEF Institute Offers Sustainability Certification for Career Tech/Votech Students

Online Certification Program Prepares Students for the New Green Economy - July 19, 2012

GEF Institute Seeks K-12 and Higher Education Partners in Sustainability

Sustainability partners to receive free online education, discounts, marketing collateral. - June 30, 2012

Green Education Foundation Announces Results of 2012 Sustainability Programs

Feedback on National Green Week and the Green Energy Challenge Provided by Teachers - June 02, 2012

Amtrak and Green Education Foundation Announce Green in Action Winner

Thomas Prince School Stands Out in National Contest Calling on K-12 Schools to Implement Sustainability Initiatives - May 26, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and American Standard Announce Green in Action Winner

Marist School Shines in Nationwide Contest Calling on K-12 Schools to Implement Sustainability Initiatives - May 25, 2012

National Green Thumb Challenge Adopt-a-Plant Contest Winner Announced

Bonnie Plants and GEF promote benefits of indoor plants in schools with free contest. - May 19, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Gardener’s Supply Company Announce $5,000 Grant for Outstanding Youth Garden Project

National grant contest supports sustainability of K-12 garden projects - May 18, 2012

Green Energy Challenge Energy Spotlight School Promotes Conservation and Awareness

Norman E. Day Elementary School in Westford, MA Stands Out as Energy Champion - May 17, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and National Grid Announce Art Contest Winners

Elementary School Students Create T-Shirt Designs to Celebrate ENERGY STAR’s 20th Birthday - April 26, 2012

GEF Institute’s Earth Month Facebook Contest Gives Away Online Sustainability Education

200 winners will receive enrollment in online course, Introduction to Sustainability Concepts. - April 06, 2012

GEF Institute’s Virtual Tour Highlights Online Sustainability Courses and Certification

Sustainability education available online for professional development or academic credit. - March 21, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Promotes “Fix a Leak Week” with Viral Video

Fix a Leak Week is March 12 – 18, 2012 - March 17, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Launches New Website

Sustainability Education and Professional Development Even Easier to Find and Implement - March 16, 2012

GEF Institute Announces Sustainability Concepts Certification

New Certification in Sustainability Offers Credit Bearing Online Courses - March 14, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) to Present at Green Schools National Conference

Session to Discuss Innovative Course to Integrate Sustainability Concepts in the Classroom - February 19, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Announces National Green Week 2012

K-12 Schools Nationwide Participate in the Largest Waste Reduction Campaign in History - February 6 through Earth Day, April 22, 2012 - January 18, 2012

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Partners with Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) to Provide Sustainability Education Resources

GEF to feature green lessons and activities on’s curriculum sharing website. - April 21, 2011

Sprint’s New Mobility Solution for a Better Planet Supports Green Education Foundation (GEF)

Green ID pack for Android devices provides customers with mobile content that enables them to take action and get involved in their local school or youth group. - April 20, 2011

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Announces Sustainability Education (SE) Global Advisory Committee

Objective to provide K12 teachers with skills required to integrate sustainability into existing disciplines - February 13, 2011

Green Education Foundation Announces National Green Week 2011

GEF is calling on schools to participate in sustainability education (SE) now through Earth Day (April 22) 2011 - February 04, 2011

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Building Momentum in Sustainability Education (SE)

GEF announces teacher K12 professional development courses and certification program in Sustainability Education - February 04, 2011

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Follows President Obama's Lead From State of the Union Address

National Green Week 2011 promotes Obama’s clean energy goal. - February 04, 2011

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Commits to Supporting Federal Standards for Common Core K-12 Curriculum

The Green Education Foundation (GEF) announced today its support of the ‘common core’ federal standards for K-12 schools. Governors and state commissioners of education from 48 states, 2 territories and the District of Columbia committed today to developing a common core of state... - March 12, 2010

Green Education Foundation Launches 10,000 Gardens Earth Day Event

Nationwide event is enlisting an army of “Green Keepers” to plant gardens on Earth Day 2010. - March 10, 2010

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Calls on Schools and Youth Groups to Plant 10,000 Gardens During "Green Thumb Challenge," Feb. 1 - Aug. 31, 2010

Green Education Foundation (GEF) has announced today the launch of the Green Thumb Challenge, the largest youth gardening initiative in history. The program mobilizes schools and youth groups across the country to plant 10,000 indoor and outdoor gardens in the spring and summer of 2010, aiming to... - January 22, 2010

Green Education Foundation (GEF) Announces National Green Week February 1-5, 2010

Nationwide event is enlisting an army of “Green Keepers,” providing schools with educational resources to jumpstart environmental studies. - December 30, 2009

Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Lowe's Are Calling on 10,000 Schools to Plant Gardens in 2010 During "Green Thumb Challenge"

The Green Education Foundation (GEF) and Lowe’s announced today the launch of a nationwide gardening initiative--the Green Thumb Challenge. GEF’s goal is to enlist 10,000 schools and youth groups from across the country to plant indoor or outdoor gardens in the spring of... - October 10, 2009

The Green Education Foundation (GEF) Launches Largest Educational Online Community

The Green Education Foundation (GEF) has launched its new website, which features the largest school-based online educational community of all time. - October 10, 2009

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